GOVERNOR SCOTT: FLORIDA JOB DEMAND CONTINUES TO GROW THROUGH OCTOBER

On October 31, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

More than 268,000 online job vacancies across Florida in October 2014 Governor Rick Scott today announced that the number of online job openings in Florida increased in October 2014 compared to the previous October by 21,480 openings or 8.7 percent, for a total of 268,453 openings (seasonally adjusted), according to data released by Help Wanted […]

Florida Wins Legal Victory Against Digital Domain

On October 30, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Florida won another legal victory against Digital Domain on Wednesday when a judge announced the case would be moved from bankruptcy court in West Palm Beach back to state court. Governor Rick Scott said, “Ever since the Inspector General determined that the Digital Domain deal for $20 million in state money was improperly awarded to […]

Governor Rick Scott’s Statement on the Passing of Gary Morse

On October 30, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Scott made the following statement in regards to the passing of Gary Morse. Governor Scott said, “Ann and I mourn with Florida families for the loss of Gary Morse, a remarkable individual who we were proud to call a friend. “Gary was a champion of Florida innovation. When molding The Villages into the […]

Gov. Scott: UPS BEGINS HIRING MORE THAN 7,600 FOR 2014 HOLIDAY SEASON

On October 30, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that UPS is expected to hire more than 7,600 Floridians for the peak holiday season starting this month. The jobs will include drivers, driver helpers and package handlers working in the distribution centers.   Governor Scott said, “UPS’s announcement that they will be hiring more than 7,600 Floridians for this […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS TO LOCATE NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS IN LAKE MARY

On October 29, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Company to create jobs at new headquarters facility Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. forecasts adding in excess of 100 new jobs over the next five years with the establishment of its North American headquarters in Lake Mary.   Governor Scott said, “We worked hard to win this new […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION TO CREATE 5,000 JOBS IN PENSACOLA

On October 29, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

World’s largest credit union will invest $350 million in expansion Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) will create 5,000 jobs and a $350 million capital investment at its Pensacola campus. This makes the second expansion announcement in two years for the world’s largest credit union. Governor Scott said, “Today’s announcement […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES $278,500 INVESTMENT FOR SPACE FLORIDA AND FLORIDA’S NATIONAL CENTER FOR SIMULATION

On October 27, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Communities receive 2014-15 Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant Awards Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Space Florida and Florida’s National Center for Simulation will receive $278,500 from the Florida Defense Support Task Force Grant. Governor Scott said, “The more than $270,000 in Defense Support Task Force Grants will help Naval Support Activity Orlando and […]